TITLE

Smith & Nephew gets nod in U.K. patent case

PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;7/27/2009, Vol. 38 Issue 26, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that Smith & Nephew PLC's Advanced Wound Management Division has won a patent dispute over negative-pressure wound therapy brought by U.S. group Kinetic Concepts Inc. in the Court of Appeal of Great Britain. Vacuum pumps in combination with polyurethane foam or gauze dressings have been used in Negative pressure wound therapy to lower the pressure over long-term intractable ulcers and wounds which have not responded to other treatments.
ACCESSION #
43886627

 

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